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Cakeface patisserie

16 Irishtown, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 773 9971
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (24 reviews)
“sandwich” (7 reviews)
“pecan tart” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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16 Irishtown, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have travelled Ireland for two weeks now and outside of some 5 star hotels, this is THE best pastry coffee salad and bread that we have tasted.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 5 days ago

A lovely little patisserie with the most exquisite little cakes - all minature works of art. Very difficult to make a choice. Will need to visit again. Visited with friends and all enjoyed their selection enormously.

Thank Red1953
Reviewed 6 days ago

A treat!! Fantastic array of cakes...making it difficult to make a choice...so several visits are essential. It offers sandwiches, tea and coffee as well and the staff are so friendly. It is located at the top of High St, on the way to St Canice's

1  Thank Fuseen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic little spot with excellent coffee made with 3fe beans, gourmet sandwiches and delicious desserts. It's the type of cool progressive coffee shop that serves high quality food and coffee that we've gotten used to seeing in Dublin. Cakeface is exactly what Kilkenny needed and...More

1  Thank Kyryll C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice and just did a quick snack for the son. He needed some sugar energy and I needed an expresso. Mine was dead on and he loved his too. Small place and great little city. If you have a minute, you will dig their...More

Thank Dmpishock
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Spotted this place on the way to St Canice's and had to drop in on the way back. And we were not disappointed! Cakes, coffee and sandwiches were all delicious. The hardest thing was choosing just one cake from the eyecatching selection!

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Delicious snack to keep us full during a sightseeing afternoon. It is a fabulous place. We enjoyed talking with the counter people! The pastries were also fabulous!

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 20 May 2018

This cafe was recommended to us by friends and we were so glad that they did. We had a wonderful lunch. I had the soup and half sandwich (salami, brie, salad) and my friend had the roasted vegetable sandwich. They sandwiches were huge and stuffed...More

1  Thank Rosita
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing desserts!!! So beautiful to look at, and the flavour combinations and presentation was stunning. Would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Denise O
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Went here a few months ago loved it in principle but there were some minor but important issues so waited a bit to return. I’m delighted to say when I called last week it was just fabulous. The place itself and development lab a few...More

Thank C J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$6
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Irishtown, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 773 9971
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Cakeface Patisserie is Kilkenny's 1st patisserie. Set up by Irish/Kilkenny born pastry chefs Laura & Rory Gannon. Specialising in quirky and unusual cakes pastries & desserts. Cakeface offer delicious artisan soup and sandwiches made from local products and support local artisan producers. Cakeface use locally roasted coffee which is roasted in small batches especially for them, they also rotate a guest coffee which they choose from Irish artisan roasters
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